Would You Deactivate your Facebook for $200?

How many times do you check your Facebook every day? Do you suffer from FOMO – Fear Of Missing Out? Can you go 1 day without scrolling the newsfeed and updating your status?  Facebook addiction is no joke, it is one of the top ranked digital addictions according to a trending company.  The keyword ‘Interent Facebook addiction’ has been mentioned over 120 million mentions across the internet. One father has taken matters into his own hands to help his 14 year old daughter go ‘cold turkey’ without Facebook for 5 months.  He drew up a contract (below) with his...

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What Does Facebook Graph Search Mean for Your Business

Many of you, will have heard of the new feature from Facebook called Graph Search, but my guess is you’re a little unsure on what Graph Search actually is. So what is Graph Search? This new feature gives people the tools to map out their connections and things they care about.    This map is called the graph.  It’s big and constantly expanding, there are already more than a billion people, more than 240 billion photos and more than a trillion connections. Graph search is currently in beta at the moment, so only a select group of people have access to this feature.  Take a look at...

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Social Media Highlights From 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

What was once considered a trend is now a way of life, and now the way we do business. Social media has again advanced way beyond expectation, with the Facebook IPO, viral sensation Psy and Pintrest all making waves in the vast social ocean. So let’s have a look at some of the more public social media milestones from January to December.  Drop me a comment below and tell me what your favourite moment was and what else you think should be included. Happy New Year everyone!

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Employees Admit They Waste 38% Of Their Workday (Excluding breaks!) [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know employees actually admit to wasting 3 our of every 8 hours at work, excluding scheduled lunch breaks!  That’s 38% of their day!  So much for productivity at work! Nearly 50% of the participants in this study cite web surfing as the main distraction and 1 in 33 workers ONLY use Facebook at work!   Social media has alot to answer for in relation to productivity at work but many feel strongly about this subject, if Facebook were banned at work, 39% of 18-24 year olds would consider quitting! So what are the reasons why people waste so much precious time at work?  Well,...

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Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump Seen by Over 8 Million People!

If you’ve not come across the name Felix Baumgartner, where have you been this week?! Red Bull’s space jump superstar launched himself out of a capsule at 128,000ft above earth on Sunday 14th October and managed to land on his feet!  Over 10 million people have since seen the YouTube video of this historic moment with 8 million watching the event LIVE, what an achievement! The Red Bull Stratos team were the ones responsible funding and managing the whole project.  The jump was filmed and streamed live on Youtube, could this be a sign of things to come for media...

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Facebook Reduces the Visibility of Your Fan Page Posts

 On Thursday 20th September, Facebook announced it would be changing the algorithm that decided what a users sees on their newsfeed, this is know as the Edgerank Formula.  Now this wouldn’t usually spark any worries, but their focus is on organic brand page posts with an aim the reduce clutter served up to mobile and tablet users by brands. Click here for tip on how to increase the visibility of your posts in the newsfeed. We’re also in the middle of Facebook’s struggle to bump up it’s share price, one of it’s strategies is trying to maximize the amount of paid advertising it has...

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